Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of Chief Medical Directors for two federal medical institutions.
They are Dr Bassey Eyo Edet for the Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State and Dr Aisha Shehu Adamu for Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Taraba State.
The announcement of the approvals was made in a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Thursday evening.
According to the statement: “Dr Edet hails from Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State and graduated from University of Calabar in 1998.
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“He is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College in Psychiatry, and also Fellow of the National Institute of Management Consultants.
“His appointment as Medical Director, for an initial term of four years takes effect from March 25, 2020.
“Dr Aisha Shehu Adamu is a Consultant Physician Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist. She hails from Karin-Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State, and graduated from the University of Maiduguri in 1995.
“She completed her Residency in 2008, and received Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College.
“Her appointment as Medical Director for an initial term of four years takes effect from March 25, 2020,” the statement said.